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Should I remove SlimCleaner Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #9,778
United States Rank #5,855
Reach 0.0500%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.10 days
91.47 days >
Average installed length: 48.06 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.22723 14.24%
1.0.21476 2.48%
1.0.20228 27.55%
1.0.19430 13.62%
1.0.19126 3.10%
1.0.18717 3.41%
1.0.17926 1.86%
1.0.17925 0.62%
1.0.17924 0.31%
1.0.17538 21.05%
1.0.17037 7.12%
1.0.16728 1.24%
1.0.16694 0.62%
1.0.16652 1.24%
1.0.16560 1.55%

SlimCleaner Plus

What is SlimCleaner Plus?

SlimCleaner Plus is marketed as a PC performance optimizer that utilizes several techniques to attempt to increase the speed of the user's PC include registry tuning (which is a practice that is often criticized by experts as producing no results) as well as hard drive scrubbing. The overall value of such PC performance optimization is questionable yet might offer some benefit depending on the overall usability of the PC.

About  (from SlimWare Utilities)

SlimCleaner Plus can increase the battery life of your mobile devices with one click! Enjoy longer battery life, meaning you don't have to stop and charge up as often. SlimCleaner Plus real time performance optimization can increase your PC performance. Get maximum performance boosts with customizable settings! SlimCle...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.20228, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named Icon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 44.02 MB (46,157,824 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: slimcleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimcleaner plus\locales
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{947F3EBA-BBBF-4BC0-BC8D-34BE73CD5F07}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 44.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SlimCleaner Plus

Program executable:Icon.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{E522014C-0F88-4058-B581-DE0D861C0BFE}\Icon.exe
MD5:29ff975d9480ab5faf83ffe7201dc640
Additional files:
  • mdp.exe - SlimCleaner+ (MiniDump Poster)
  • slimservice.exe - SlimService
  • slimservicefactory.exe - SlimServiceFactory
  • mydefragdll.dll
  • slimcleanerplus.exe - SlimCleaner Plus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slimcleanerplus.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SlimCleaner Plus (Scheduled Scan - Richard)' (runs daily at 12:12 PM).
Service
  • slimservicefactory.exe runs as a service named 'SlimWare Utility Service Launcher' (SlimService) "Services SlimWare Utilities applications and products.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • slimcleanerplus.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SlimCleaner Plus' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner Plus\SlimCleanerPlus.exe" /minimize.

How do I remove SlimCleaner Plus?

Quickly and completely remove SlimCleaner Plus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SlimCleaner Plus from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SlimCleaner Plus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SlimCleaner Plus.

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,778

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.28%
Windows 8 24.15%
Windows Vista 11.15%
Windows XP 7.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.89%
Windows 8.1 12.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.94%
Windows 7 Professional 7.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.35%
  Canada 4.69%
  United Kingdom 4.24%
  Australia 2.68%
  Italy 0.89%
  New Zealand 0.89%
  MA 0.67%
  Netherlands 0.67%
  Belgium 0.45%
  Brazil 0.45%
  Germany 0.45%
  Finland 0.45%
  France 0.45%
  Israel 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.17%
Hewlett-Packard 28.88%
Acer 15.95%
Toshiba 8.62%
ASUS 5.60%
GIGABYTE 3.45%
Samsung 2.59%
Intel 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Lenovo 0.86%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.59%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.10%
Acer Aspire 5750Z 2.10%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.10%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.10%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.10%

About SlimWare Utilities

SlimWare Utilities produces cleaning and optimization programs whose products center on using crowd-sourced feedback to generate reviews and evaluations of other programs.
Publisher URL: www.slimwareutilities.com

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